The cruelest parts of infertility? Having to attend baby showers, coo over ultrasound pictures, and being told it’s “God’s will” that you’re still childless.
What it's normal to feel, even after you adopt and fall in love with your child.
Answers to your parenting questions.
The star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding chronicles her journey to motherhood.
A hilarious personal account of the ups and downs of infertility and adoption.
Q: My husband and I became parents via adoption after a long struggle with infertility. Our son, now two, is truly the love of our lives. When my best friend recently had a baby, I was surprised to feel sad, and even jealous. How can I get over this? A: If someone cries at a wedding, its…
Author Tom LaMarr and his wife thought they had plenty of time to have a kid — until they didn't.
Everything You Ever Wanted is a touching reflection on infertility, adoption, and the duality of feeling "wanted" and "unwanted" as an adopted child.
I have talked with many people who have adopted or used donor eggs or sperm, and they all say the same thing: “It doesn’t matter at all! This is our child one thousand percent.”
When our own fertility treatment finally failed, Michael said, "There will always be a part of us that wishes that we had met when were younger and could have had children naturally together." At the time, I thought I would always feel that way...
Our path to family had its share of twists and turns. That was how we landed at Plan J, also known as becoming parents through Indian surrogacy.
When I was struggling with infertility, friends and family mistakenly said insensitive things. Now that I’m an adoptive parent, I’m more careful with my words.
The intense motherly love that washed over me after Jack's adoption was a shock to everyone — especially me.
When our first adoption match fell through, we were devastated.
There is only one good reason to adopt, just as there is only one good reason to bear a child: Your desire to be a parent is greater than your fear.
Deciding on gestational surrogacy and navigating the complex process involves listening to your heart and your brain at the right times.
How do you choose the person you want to make babies with? Everyone has her priorities; these are mine.
Four writers look back at the roads they've traveled since wrestling with infertility.
Infertility, parenting after adoption, growing up in an adoptive family, relinquishing a child—all give rise to complex emotions. Learn about the innovative Therapeutic Writing model that’s helping many lay bare and make sense of their innermost thoughts.
Before trying to have kids, I'd never failed at anything. Though I still believe in planning and hard work, it was something else that brought me my two beautiful boys.